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Celebrating 60 years, radio station KPRS proudly remains a family-owned business

 width=It started with a favor from a distinguished former Kansas governor.
In 1950, Alf Land on gave a malfunctioning radio transmitter to Andrew “Skip” Carter, who was in pursuit of his dream to start a radio station. Carter drove to Leavenworth, retrieved the transmitter and hauled it back to on a flatbed truck.

Carter repaired that transmitter and went on to launch his radio station in 1950. That radio station, now known as , would grow and exceed expectations.

Today, 60 years later, KPRS- is still firmly rooted on the Kansas City land scape. And according to the president of the family-owned business, KPRS Hot 103 Jamz is here to stay.

CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.